Friday, June 19, 2015

RELIGIOUS ART - 16th Century Carvings from the Bible! Saint Nicolas

Saint Nicolas carved in limestone with remains of polychrome. Stand up and mitred, he makes ​​a gesture of blessing with his right hand and holding  stick (missing) in the other hand; manipulates the right wrist, gloved hands, he is wearing a amice, a long robe and a coat hanging on the breast by a circular clasp; there is also a tub from which emerge three children at his feet. 

Champagne, early sixteenth century H 109 cm 


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